Raytheon Manufacturing Engineer in Louisville, Kentucky

The Raytheon Large Scale Integration Center at the Louisville, KY facility is a strategic make center structured under the Missile Systems business unit of Raytheon Company. Manufacturing Engineers are responsible for designing, controlling and improving the manufacturing process and system design, through a collaborative effort with operations engineering, quality engineering, operations management and supervision, and manufacturing and test specialists. The goals of the Manufacturing Engineer are reducing cycle time and customer lead time, reducing inventory, improving productivity, reducing material cost, and improving performance of the value chain. The c andidate will work under general supervision to manage the production test and manufacturing process through one or more phases of the product life cycle, including product development, transition to production, and sustained production and depot activities. Position is for first shift; however, the manufacturing environment can operate multiple shifts including some weekend work so candidate must be capable of supporting this schedule. Position may require occasional travel. Tasks may include the following : · Working with design and systems engineering to support and implement design changes · Responsible for efforts around reduction of process cycle times and defect reductions · Function as the work area engineering lead supporting all bargaining unit employees, training of manufacturing processes, and production failures troubleshooting and dispositioning · Process work instructions ownership and process routing creation and modification · Lead all projects that result in improved manufacturing processes and safer more efficient work areas · Development of tooling concept needs · Leading of corrective action investigations to prevent recurrence · Duties will also include providing technical leadership to multi-disciplined teams associated with specific assemblies to ensure quality, cost, and schedule objectives are achieved · Involved in all phases of product life cycle, beginning with proposal development and advanced manufacturing initiatives, continuing through production implementation and extending to support of our customer and supply chain · Monitor and improve the manufacturing and test process through analysis of predictive metrics of trends, failure modes, and test yields · Maintain changes to the test equipment technical data package which includes drawings, test instructions, test position manuals, and system software · Lead efforts around reduction of process cycle times and defect reductions · Assist and direct hourly personnel in non-routine fault isolation, diagnose, and repair of the product or test equipment · Lead root cause and corrective action investigations and present findings to management · Provide technical training in both product and test equipment to bargaining unit personnel Required Skills: · Must have the ability to develop solutions to complex technical problems Must be capable of interacting with a group of multi-disciplined engineers · Knowledge and experience using SAP based production systems or other MRP systems · Must be proficient using Microsoft Office applications · Ability to multi task in a fast paced environment · Ability to develop solutions to routine technical problems · Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact positively with co-workers, suppliers, management, and customers in a team environment · Good written and verbal communication skills Desired skills: · Experience within a manufacturing environment (2 years or more preferred) focused on safety, quality, schedule and cost · Verifiable experience in providing technical leadership to multi-disciplined teams associated with specific assemblies to ensure safety, quality, schedule, and cost objectives are met · Experience working closely with production or process equipment operators, line leads, supervisors, and other technical disciplines to support operations by maintaining the effectiveness and reliability of production lines · Proof of expertise in all phases of product life cycles, beginning with proposal development and advanced manufacturing initiatives, continuing through production implementation and extending to support of customer requirements and supply chain demands · Experience with hands-on hardware integration, troubleshooting, and manufacturing experience Required Education: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineering or related field. This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens. Eligibility requirements can be found at: http://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/60321.htm 98992